Seashell photo-frame

How to make it
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You will need

  • Card
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Glue (liquid glue from a bottle with a nozzle is best)
  • Assorted seashells
  • Sand

You’ll need an adult to help you with this task.

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How to make it

  1. 01How to make it

    Cut your two pieces of card to the size you want your photo-frame to be. Check what size the photo you want to put in it is first. You want the pieces of card to be about 6 – 8cm wider and longer than your photo.

  2. 02How to make it

    Draw a rectangle in the middle of one of the pieces of card using a ruler. The rectangle should be just a bit smaller than your photo.

  3. 03How to make it

    Cut the rectangle you drew out.

  4. 04How to make it

    Paint one side of each piece of card if you want to add some colour.

  5. 05How to make it

    When the paint is dry, stick your shells to the glue and leave it to dry. You might want to stick some sand on the card too.

  6. 06How to make it

    When the glue is dry, put your photo between the two pieces of cardboard and glue them shut.

  7. 07How to make it

    When the whole thing is dry, display your shell photo-frame somewhere everybody can see!